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Old 03-27-2016, 03:43 AM   #1
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Aux Fuel Tank

While the RW is in the shop, I am going to increase the fuel capacity of the truck. Transfer Flow has an OEM Replacement that adds another 24 gallons or one in the bed that adds 60 plus keeps your original tank.

This is my stupid question and I cant test it myself because the RV is at the shop. Will a toolbox/gas tank combo that extends a couple inches above the rails cause a clearance problem for the Redwood?

Any recommended solutions?

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Old 03-27-2016, 04:45 AM   #2
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I have the 60 gallon version by RDS that sits even with the top of my bed. I have it connected to my factory tank with their adapter kit. I think it's a great investment, especially on long trips. You can get different sizes as far as capacity and dimensions depending on how much bed space you are willing to give up.

RDS Fuel Tank Tool Combo — 60 Gallon, Model# 72743 | Auxiliary Tank Combos| Northern Tool + Equipment
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Old 03-27-2016, 05:06 AM   #3
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I have the 60 gallon version by RDS that sits even with the top of my bed. I have it connected to my factory tank with their adapter kit. I think it's a great investment, especially on long trips. You can get different sizes as far as capacity and dimensions depending on how much bed space you are willing to give up.

RDS Fuel Tank Tool Combo — 60 Gallon, Model# 72743 | Auxiliary Tank Combos| Northern Tool + Equipment
With this setup, and a good price at that, do you have to stop to transfer fuel?
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Old 03-27-2016, 05:23 AM   #4
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With this setup, and a good price at that, do you have to stop to transfer fuel?
No. I have it setup as gravity fed with the install kit made by RDS as well.

RDS Diesel Install Kit for Auxiliary Diesel Fuel Tank — Fits 1999–Current Ford, 2011–Current Chevrolet and GMC, and Dodge 1999–2012, Model# 011025 | Fuel Tank Accessories| Northern Tool + Equipment

There is a valve in the adapter that will shut the fuel off once the factory tank is full. That way if someone opens the fuel cap on your truck you don't have to worry about it overflowing.
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I installed a 65 gallon Titan tank in place of the stock fuel tank. It gives me 700 mile range when towing. Also have full use of my bed
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Old 03-27-2016, 04:31 PM   #6
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With my 2012 Ford F360 dually, I have Transfer Flow (https://www.transferflow.com/shop/pr...?p=1&c=10&s=p-) with auto pump and it fits w/in the bed and under my Roll And Lock (Roll-N-Lock M-Series | M-Series Tonneau Cover). My 5th wheel hitch, with the plate removed, also fits under the R&L which makes it nice when disconnected, to have everything secured.
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With my 2012 Ford F360 dually, I have Transfer Flow (https://www.transferflow.com/shop/pr...?p=1&c=10&s=p-) with auto pump and it fits w/in the bed and under my Roll And Lock (Roll-N-Lock M-Series | M-Series Tonneau Cover). My 5th wheel hitch, with the plate removed, also fits under the R&L which makes it nice when disconnected, to have everything secured.
Nice setup. Is that the 37 gal tank?
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I have the transfer flow, 50 gallon, under the rail, in bed with a truxedo Duce cover. This gives me 87.5 gallons of fuel. Fuel is pumped from the auxiliary tank using their Trax3 system. It keeps the fuel at constant levels in both tanks, until you get to a certain level, then it drains the auxiliary tank first, leaving the balance in the main.


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Nice setup. Is that the 37 gal tank?
no, it's the 50 gal tank
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Ah nice! I didn't realize that one would fit under the Roll-n-lock. Their info kind of leads you to the 37 gal.
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